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#1 User is offline   FISHBOY 

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 09:57 AM

Used to have a Disco with side steps and rarely climbed up to give the roof a once over. Now Ive got a panny roof I feel it has to be cleaned...

Im not a short @rse but just cant reach above the roof bars.

Bar getting a step out - any tips out there?
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 10:17 AM

Ask the wife to give you a bunk up. :rolleyes:

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 10:25 AM

I stand on the rear wheels and then on the sill with the front door open (shoes off of course)
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 10:58 AM

Let the air suspension down to loading level. :P
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 11:02 AM

I have an egg crate ( used for soakaway drainage) very sturdy lightweight ish and i stand on that as i wash the roof
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 11:04 AM

A double caravan step is what my husband has always used to clean sunroof etc.,

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 11:12 AM

I'll ask my chauffeur.
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 11:38 AM

Step it is then much to the amusement of my neighbours...

LOL cant even reach the top middle of the front windscreen...
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 11:57 AM

View PostFISHBOY, on 13 July 2015 - 11:38 AM, said:

Step it is then much to the amusement of my neighbours...

LOL cant even reach the top middle of the front windscreen...
maybe but you will have satisfaction of a clean top :)
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 02:22 PM

View PostFISHBOY, on 13 July 2015 - 11:38 AM, said:

Step it is then much to the amusement of my neighbours...

LOL cant even reach the top middle of the front windscreen...

I have a Hozelock rotating round brush on a long (1 metre I think) handle .... I don't use it for the paintwork but its great for reaching to do the sunroof and windscreen...
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 03:34 PM

I use one of these...

http://www.wickes.co...atform/p/106265
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 04:38 PM

View PostProbie, on 13 July 2015 - 03:34 PM, said:



I also use one of these especially when cleaning the pano roof seals
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 06:25 PM

View PostProbie, on 13 July 2015 - 03:34 PM, said:


your alive then...
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Posted 13 July 2015 - 09:01 PM

View Postroytour, on 13 July 2015 - 06:25 PM, said:

your alive then...


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Posted 14 July 2015 - 08:04 AM

I just sat on the roof, and kicked off the moss.......
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Posted 14 July 2015 - 11:27 AM

Don't you just do this? The sean28uk way
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Posted 14 July 2015 - 01:43 PM

View PostAndy in Lossie, on 14 July 2015 - 11:27 AM, said:

Don't you just do this? The sean28uk way

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Posted 14 July 2015 - 01:43 PM

Andy well done!!
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Posted 16 July 2015 - 09:27 PM

please note the hop on aluminium platforms are on sale at costco from the 20th at 20 pounds inc vat, this is a very good price.
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Posted 17 July 2015 - 06:58 AM

Addis Step from Wilko's... £5 well spent :)
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